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Leading change A nurse in the Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) led on a programme of work to minimise the experience of distress for patients. The nurse developed a programme to provide tailored resources and techniques to support a patient’s recovery post-anaesthesia, to minimise distress, improve outcomes and experience of […]
Leading change Macmillan Cancer Support and Lincolnshire West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) led the development of the programme ‘Living With and Beyond Cancer’ (LWABC). They worked collaboratively with all Lincolnshire CCGs, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, the voluntary sector, Healthwatch Lincolnshire, University of Lincoln, Lincolnshire County Council and other local stakeholders. Nursing and care staff […]
Leading change Nurses in medicines management, pharmacy services and ward management at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust introduced a new system so that experienced patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) had more involvement in their intravenous (IV) therapy in hospital. Where to look Experienced patients within the CF unit were very concerned that when they were […]
Leading change The Nursing Ward Manager in the Neuropsychiatry Unit at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust (NSCHT), led the introduction of a personalised care approach for patients admitted to the ward. This new approach has led to improved outcomes and experiences across the unit. Where to look The Nursing Ward Manager at NSCHT identified […]
Leading change The Matron for Geriatric and Stroke Medicine at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (STHFT), along with the nursing team, developed an Integrated Ward model to address unwarranted variation in practice. Implementing this model on one of the Geriatric and Stroke Medicine wards has resulted in improved patient outcomes and experience and a […]
Leading change The Honorary Clinical Nursing Professor in Monogenic Diabetes at the University of Exeter Medical School established the national Genetic Diabetes Nurse educational initiative to improve awareness, recognition and management of monogenic diabetes across the UK. This initiative has led to improved outcomes and experience for individuals with monogenic diabetes as well as better […]
Leading change The Lead Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Nurse at Whittington Health NHS Trust led on the development and implementation of new pathways and services, to reduce unwarranted variation by ensuring patients could be discharged home safely and still receive their antibiotic therapy as recommended. This has led to better outcomes, experiences and use […]
Leading change Nurse leaders in the Greater Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Partnership Commissioning Group’s Quality Team worked with the Lead Pharmacist and Medicines Management Team. This partnership was led in collaboration with Nottingham North and East (NNE), Nottingham West (NW) and Rushcliffe Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to conduct an audit and subsequently improve the immunisation care […]
Leading change The nurse ward manager at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust led on a programme of work to improve pressure area care and reduce Trust-acquired pressure damage with the support of the Division’s Nursing and Tissue Viability leads. The programme of work has led to improved outcomes for patients and experiences for […]
Leading change Tissue Viability Nurses at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust led on the development and implementation of a new standardisation approach to venous leg ulcers within the community. This programme of work has addressed unwarranted variation in venous leg ulcer treatment and management in order to deliver better outcomes, experience and use of resources […]